It has a fluffy golden rhizome which it uses to draw moisture and nutrients.
Naturally grows on other trees and plants, so can be mounted or hung on a wall, much like a Staghorn Fern. Please ensure you've researched the best methods for mounting your Snake Leaf fern before you do!
The Snake Leaf Fern is an epiphyte, so in its native environment, it would anchor its roots on other plants and trees.
Native to Southeast Asia, it grows mainly as an epiphyte in its natural environment.
It's from the Polypodiaceae family. The species are commonly known as Basket Ferns.
Other common names include: Aglaomorpha coronans ‘Jim’, Snake Leaf, Basket fern, Santa Rosa Fern.
Light: A pretty easy-going plant, happy with various conditions from bright indirect light to slightly shadier spots. Dappled light would be ideal. Do not place in direct sunlight.
Water: Likes moist but not soggy soil!
Humidity: Can tolerate differing humidity within your home but loves warmth above all else.
Temperature: Enjoys warmth, anything over 10 degrees.